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Reflections

Reflections

4th Sunday of Lent - March 6, 2016 - 2nd Scrutiny

Posted by Ray Lodato

          Candles provide a wonderful atmosphere. Their soft glow and warm light soften the colors and give us a sense of comfort. Even in a large room that is illumined by other lighting, when there are candles around we feel that we are drawn in ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Lent - February 28, 2016 - 1st Scrutiny

Posted by Ray Lodato

          "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again; but whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst." The woman at the well was longing for something that no one had been able to give her. She had been married to five ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Lent - February 21, 2016

Posted by Ray Lodato

          "Peter and his companions had been overcome by sleep, but becoming fully awake, they saw his glory." Today's Gospel records the event we call the Transfiguration of the Lord. In this miraculous moment, Jesus' divine nature was revealed clearly to Peter, James and John. ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Lent - February 14, 2016

Posted by Ray Lodato

          "The devil said to him... 'All this will be yours, if you worship me.'" Jesus faced temptation, like we all do. His forty-day fast in the desert wasn't full of supernatural consolation and delight. He was subject to "every temptation" and when the forty ... Read More »